7 Expert Tips to Survive Stress and Get Through Nursing School

It doesn’t take much imagination to understand why nursing students get stressed during school. Pressure to invest in a quality degree program, achieve high grades and pass industry exams are only the beginning—then there is the looming trepidation of one day working on living, breathing patients! Needless to say, there is…

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Nursing Symbols, Test Yourself

The number of years you’re practicing the profession doesn’t guarantee you know it all. If you’re feeling confident, put your knowledge to the test and see how well you’ll do. Ready? When you’re a nurse, you come across these symbols several times in a day. Tell us how you did!…

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How Many Patients Per Nurse? Correct Nurse To Patient Ratio

How many patients per nurse? Correct nurse to patient ratio. (as featured on www.Nursebuff.com) Nurse to patient ratio is probably one of the most talked about issues in nursing. And apparently, it’s also one of the most common reasons why nurses leave the profession. When an institution suffers from short…

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The Ins and Outs of Patient Abandonment

The Ins and Outs of Patient Abandonment ​​​​​​ As a nursing student, you know that you should never “abandon” a patient. But what exactly is patient abandonment? And how do you protect yourself from being accused of this type of unprofessional conduct? When a nurse deserts or neglects a patient…

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Administer Meds Without a Doctor’s Order? Proceed With Caution​

Administer Meds Without a Doctor’s Order? Proceed With Caution​ Registered nurses generally should administer medications only with a physician’s order. Only certain advanced practice nurses have prescriptive authority, and their qualifications, as well as the type of drug and the amount they are allowed to prescribe, vary from state to…

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Risk Management Nurse Jobs And How To Get Them

Risk Management Nurse Jobs And How To Get Them (NurseBuff Weekly 6/05/17) Nursing, on its own, is already a challenging job. If you feel like the demands of the job aren’t enough, it’s probably right that you find a specialty that can challenge you to grow and be flexible. If…

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Beware! 5 Diseases Common To Nurses (Nursebuff weekly)

Nurses are supposed to look after their patients, assist them in their recovery and make sure that they are well. Unfortunately, during the process, it’s inevitable for nurses to compromise their own health. Before they know it, they are already coughing, running a low grade fever and feeling unwell. These…

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5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing

5 Ways Nurses Can Master Cultural Competence in Nursing (NurseBuff weekly newsletter) Here are 5 ways health professionals can increase their level of cultural competence to better help their patients. Foster Curiosity The first step in cultural competency is an exposure to cultures other than one’s own. Sheri Sawchuk, MSN,…

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20 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Nursing

The Nursing profession has a very rich history. Numerous personalities, significant events and important statistics fill up the timeline of this great profession. Here are 20 interesting Nursing facts you may wish to bring along for inspiration. 1. The nurse cap is patterned after a nun’s habit to keep the…

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Want a career in healthcare? Visit www.Medicalcareerspecialists.com NOW!

Want to become an LPN but needing more experience? Want to be able to achieve your goal in a short period of time? How does a few weeks sound? If you answered YES to any of these questions then we have just the place for you! That’s right, Medical Career…

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